Tag Archives: books

what do you collect?


this blog was inspired by my lovely friend Asma  and her post of the things she collect 😀 i wanted to share what i collect even tho i realized i don’t collect so many things

and i have no idea why i collect them it’s just fun to have something to look forward to, seeing my collection getting bigger in front of me, maybe that’s what keeps me going! anyway, here’s what i collect:


Creative bookmarks, i can’t get enough of it and i just started to collect them, also i do control my self ! because if i gave my self the chance….nothing will stop me from buying all the bookmarks in the world 😛


this is the last bookmark i bought, it’s called Finger print, got it from virgin mega store but it’s only work with thick books

Photo Jan 31, 1 23 20 PM

this one called Gimble, it comes in two sizes ! Very good i use it all the time, got it from Amazon but it’s also available at Virgin mega store

Photo Jan 31, 1 22 29 PM

*Nerd Alart haha! harry potter bookmark , i used it for awhile because these kind of bookmarks ruin the paper so i just put it on my shelf next to harry potter’s eyeglasses 😛 got it from hamleys – london but you can find it Here !

Photo Jan 31, 1 20 12 PMIMG_20130130_165854

i got both of them from virgin mega store! ( wow i just realized why i go to that store in the first place lol )

anyway they both ruined the paper i don’t use them that much! but they look cool so it’s okay 😛


Bottle top…it’s kinda embarrassing when i go to someone’s house and i wait for the chance to hide it in my bag! so yea it’s obsession 😛

by the way i took the picture of Pepsi top because it’s the only Pepsi in my collection! coke all the way 😀

Photo Jan 31, 1 21 08 PM

and i do want to do something useful or fun with it! i’ll keep collecting and see 😀


Pigeon feather, even though I HATE PIGEONS! But the feather is so beautiful! And I thought of coloring it and hang it somewhere but I guess I need more 😀


so.. here’s my collection and of course i collect mugs but i was too lazy to take a good pictures so i might post it later 😀

share your collection of the things you collect

– Sara

Tagged , , , , , , ,

Book review: Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops


قبل كم يوم وصلني هالكتاب الخطير , خفيف جدا وظريف , ما يهم متى اقراه ومتى اخلصه وكم يبقى لي

الوقت اللي احسه ما عندي وقت ما يمدي اخش جو في الكتاب اللي اقراه حاليا “انسرجنت” امسك هذا واقرا شوي منه

!الكتاب واضح من عنوانه, حرفيا

Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops


Jen Campbell

الكاتبه تشتغل بائعه في مكتبه في لندن, جمعت بعض المواقف اللي تحصل معها من الزبائن عن طريق البلوق حقها

وبرضوا عطت فرصه لبعض البائعين في امريكا وكندا انهم يرسلون لها بعض المواقف اللي تحصل معاهم


Goodreads rate: 4.04

amazon description: “What is your biggest pet peeve?”
This simple Twitter question posed by John Cleese inspired bookseller Jen Campbell to start a blog collecting all the ridiculous conversations overheard in her bookstore

Goodreads page

الكتاب اتعب اقول عنه ظريف, مو بس ظرافة يعني اضحك طول الوقت هههه

بس ظريف من كل النواحي, ودي اعلقه على الجدار, الكفر تصميمه خطير حلو احسه مزاجي بالرسومات

وبرضو جوا مليان رسومات على بعض القصص , مره عاجبتني

والمصيبه فيه مواقف ما ادري كيف تحصل اصلا , يعني فيه ناس كذا تسوي وكذا تقول اذا دخلت مكتبه؟ من جدهم؟

عشان احمسكم كلكم تشترونه , بوريكم مثالين مو اكثر عشان ما اخرب



الكاتبه حاليا بدأت تجمع للكتاب الثاني
 MORE Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops

انا صراحه احس الكتاب هذا ماراح يخلص! يعني لو تطلع كتاب جديد كل سنه ماله نهايه ولا ممكن توقف

ذكرت في مدونتها بدأت تجمع وطلبت برضو من المكتبات ترسلها, تحمست مره اصير اشتغل في مكتبه بس عشان اجرب الشعور

والحماس الاكثر لما يجي احد يسأل عن كتاب اعرفه ويسأل شي غبي مره اجلس اضحك يعني شلون جت في باله!

ودائما طبعا الاستظراف على كتب هاري بوتر

ما اطول, هاف فن واللي مسافر يشتريه قبل يرجع

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Kissed my free time Goodbye


how’s everyone ? school? college? work? 😀

first of all i’m not happy with this semester, the thing is, it is really really weird semester from the beginning till now, it’s like they just realized what does assignment/HW/work sheet mean!

any way it’s really dark scary place i don’t want to go in there and start talking about my college life

i might started talking about college because i wanted to say that there wasn’t a free time i could sit and read, no breaks. no free time at home

so…i stopped for awhile and i tried to get back by picking up random books on my shelf just to put me out of my misery but the idea didn’t work

anyway i’ll give you the list of the books i started and didn’t get the chance to complete


looking for Alaska by john green ( who doesn’t know john green?)

i reached page 10 then i stopped, i guess i wasn’t in the mood for that kind of stories


a reliable wife by Robert goldbrick

also i didn’t finish 20 pages which is sad because the story seems interesting


Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

this novel is SO hard ! i got tired reading it

i know they are Great but the timing wasn’t, i’m sure there will be a perfect time to read these books


but here’s another list of the books i’ve read since my last review Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Revived / Forgotten by Cat Patric : THEY BOTH AMAZING

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini: Big Disappointment

The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern : Good not great

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger: i don’t know what to say about this…

Looks by Madeleine George: Typical

Divergent by Veronica Roth : BRILLIANT, LOVED IT

A Child Called It by Dave Pelzer: weird

قصص القران – عمرو خالد : Beautiful thing

The Present : The Secret to Enjoying Your Work And Life by Spencer Johnson: i loved it, simple and full of wisdom

The Summer I Learned to Fly by Dana Reinhardt: so sweet


this so quick i know and i just want to update my blog with new books

if you’re interested in any of these  just ask for a Full review i’ll be happy to do it 😉


Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Summer Reading list

Hi , are you enjoying your summer vacation ? i know you are bored already

so i have this long list which i wrote before my vacation , list of the things i want to do and i’m pretty sure i’m not gonna look at it not at all , so i hope i will do one thing at least !

one of the important excited things i want to do is…

READ ! read books as much as i can 😀

so be ready for more books reviews and recommendation , and i will share with you my summer reading list :

(from right to left )

1- Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

Genres : Adult Fiction – History – World War II

pages: 400 pages


and i just finished this book yesterday , AMAZING , i will write about it later


2- Revived by Cat Patrick

Genres: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Fantasy – Mystery

Pages: 336 pages


when i read the description I HAD TO BUY IT !


3- Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Genres: Young Adult – Childrens  – Middle Grade

Pages: 313 pages


the description reminded me of  Diary of a wimpy kid , but i don’t know i hope it’s not


4- The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe

Genres: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Dystopia

Pages: 309 pages


i added this book to my to read list without any hesitation, i order it without a doubt ! excited to read it


5- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Genres: Young Adult – Romance – Contemporary – Realistic Fiction

Pages: 318 pages


well , i know this book is very good , i have it for almost 3 months and i decided to read in summer


6- Divergent by Veronica Roth

Genres: Young Adult – Science Fiction – Dystopia – Fantasy

Pages: 487 pages


usually i don’t like fantasy that much but i don’t mind trying new things maybe it will be my next obsession 😀


7- Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Genres: Classics – Literature – Historical Fiction

Pages: 480 pages


i saw the movie long time ago , i loved the story so i guess reading it as book will be an amazing experience


8- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Genres: Young Adult – Fantasy – Science Fiction

Pages: 374 pages


everyone loved this book, and if you don’t know this i will tell you , i don’t really like what people usually like , so i don’t think i will like it but i’m giving it a chance.


9- Matilda by Roald Dahl

Genres: Childrens – Fantasy – Young Adult

Pages: 240 pages


who doesn’t know Matilda ? :’)


10- The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

Genres: Adult Fiction – Contemporary – Drama

Pages: 401 pages


the story is so interesting , and realistic


11- 101 Things You Need To Know. . . And Some You Don’t! by Richard Horne

Genres: Facts – Non-fiction

Pages: 224 pages


this book is Different , there’s a list of the things you’re gonna learn from this book and they asked you to put it in your pocket , and check on the things you learned ! the pictures and drawing is so cool ! can’t wait to read it 😀

AAAaaaaand the best cover goes to…………

when you touch it , you will understand how beautiful they are : “)

have a good day 😀


Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,